Welcome, all, again. Having last month reviewed a premiering anime series, I shall this month return us to a series from the recent past ...
Mr. Sandman visits Simublast this week as our players talk about dreams and fictional characters... Wait, isn't that called fanfiction?
We talked with the amazing Kira Buckland again! Since we last talked to Kira, she's been busy working on cool shows like Accel World and Magi: the Labyrinth of Magic! ...
After my trip to Anime Expo, let's freshen things up with a new Import Report! I'll start this month off with a series really dear to me, Fate/Stay Night! The ...
From the year 200X and live via Kinect, we talked to The Megas about their latest release, History Repeating: Red! Listen to hear all about the writing process for the ...
We talked to the amazing composer Raj Ramayya! Listen in to hear all about his work on shows like Cowboy Bebop and Wolfs Rain with amazing people like Yoko Kanno!
We talked to the fabulous Chantal Strand! Chantal is known for her work in Gundam Seed as Lacus Clyne and Gundam 00 as Feldt Grace! Check it out to hear ...
Hello, hello! BossaNova here again with another music review. This time around, we've got From Adam On Down's latest record Forbidden Fruit!
I am proud to present my interview with the greatest NES game maker
Anime Expo is the largest and the fastest growing con in North America. Last year, Anime Expo had about 60,000 attendees, but this year was reported to have over 80,000! ...
I had never really played an adventure game before. I'm fairly young, so that genre had fallen out of the mainstream before I ever got the chance to play them. ...
Hi, all, I'm Moonhawk81 (The Wandering Witch). I've been around The Fan for a long while now and am finally attempting to contribute directly to the site in my own ...
We talked to Natalie Hoover about her cool projects like Kick-Heart and Danganronpa 2! Listen in to hear all about these and more!
Imagine, if you will, a game that was conceived when Miku Hatsune, Audiosurf, and Dance Dance Revolution got together and made a baby. That’s probably the most accurate way to ...
Posted on Jun 15 2014
This was my first convention where I ever had down-time. Typically, the minute I receive the schedule, I cover it in highlighter marks for all the panels I intend to attend — often multiple during the same block of time. Then, it’s a race to see how I can possibly be in three places at once, or a competition to see which panel is the most important for me to attend.
Posted on Jun 11 2014
At AnimeNEXT we conducted a round-table style interview which included Dani from all-fiction.net, Melissa from jrockrevolution.com, and me (Tempest) asking questions of three of the members of Rookiez is Punk’d: 2Rash, Shinnosuke and U. Takumi chose to stay out of the limelight and took pictures instead.
Posted on Jul 21 2013
Warning: the following contains all the spoilers for Puella Magi Madoka Magica. If you haven’t finished the series, what are you waiting for? It isn’t long. You can view it for free, legally, on Crunchyroll. Do it.
Posted on Feb 17 2013
Cosplayers set new goals after each convention, sometimes seven times in a year. The greatest challenge: actually getting the costume to a convention in one piece.
Posted on Jan 20 2013
Busting out my new PS3 with its bundled games to ring in the new year, I had certain expectations. I expected that Lego Harry Potter Years 5-7 would be dull compared to the books, that Little Big Planet Karting would make a fantastic new coaster and that Lego Batman 2 would be everything I hate about Batman: the Brave and the Bold, with easy controls and utter mindlessness.
Posted on Dec 16 2012
I explained in the last Anime In-Jokes that Christmas is a time for couples to celebrate in Japan. Lovers trade gifts and gather around the traditional bucket of KFC to enjoy this romantic holiday.
Posted on Nov 18 2012
Tempest had the pleasure of interviewing Paul St. Peter during AnimeUSA. Some of you may remember him from your childhood as the voices of Wormmon and Leomon. Some more experienced otaku know him as Zor Prime from Robotech. Others of you know him as Xemnas from Kingdom Hearts and Nine-Tail Fox from Naruto.
Posted on Oct 21 2012
In response to the recent release of Pokemon Black/White 2, PETA released its own anti-Pokemon game: Pokemon Black and Blue.
The trouble is, it’s incredibly fun to play.
Posted on Oct 07 2012
A truly unusual person has been getting a lot of newsworthy attention lately. Anastasiya Shpagina, known as the “anime girl,” has twined the threshold between reality and fantasy in a beautiful and unsettling way. Using makeup, she crafts her face to look like her beloved anime characters.
Posted on Sep 02 2012
Atlus’ hugely popular Persona games have erupted in related spinoffs: sequels, remakes, an anime and now a fighting game. Let’s take a look at the series that has changed the world of RPGs forever.